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Datasets

Data Basin has 32610 datasets.

Datasets are member-uploaded spatial information, typically created using a Geographic Information System (GIS). They can be visualized and analyzed using mapping tools in Data Basin, and downloaded for use in desktop GIS software. Datasets include shapefiles, ArcGRID files, ESRI File Geodatabases, and NetCDF files. Most datasets can be overlayed, styled, analyzed, and downloaded.

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Maps

Data Basin has 15491 maps.

Maps are member-created dynamic web maps of spatial information, including datasets, drawings, and basemaps. They can be used to easily combine information and tell a story about a place or topic. Maps can be exported to a variety of formats.

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Galleries

Data Basin has 1157 galleries.

Galleries are created by members to easily showcase and share spatial information as a cohesive collection. They are very useful for creating a digital atlas, for organizing a set of related datasets and maps, or providing a diverse collection of resources on a particular topic.

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Use Cases

Data Basin has 171 use cases.

Data Basin Use Cases are summaries and interpretations of research methods, models, and scientific results. Use Cases are written by Conservation Biology Institute staff, invited guests, and engaged Data Basin members. Use Cases are intended to provide examples of how key conservation datasets, maps, galleries, and supporting information are being put to use to improve well-being for people, wildlife, and landscapes. Contact us if you are interested in publishing a use case.

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Groups

Data Basin has 1057 groups.

Groups are created by members to collaborate around specific topics or geographies, and control who is granted access to resources within the system. Group members can share, analyze, and discuss public and private datasets, maps, and supporting documentation.

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Members

Data Basin has 39399 members.

Members are the reason Data Basin exists: it was created to empower users with access to the best available information, and tools to effectively use, understand, and share that knowledge. Members can download datasets and use Data Basin tools for organizing, mapping, analyzing, and collaborating with spatial data. Data Basin's members include researchers, practitioners, educators, students, and interested citizens from across the globe. Setting up a Data Basin account is free and connects you with new ways to create and organize information around specific topics and geographies.

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